As an accompanying expat spouse, it can sometimes be difficult to get hired overseas, even when you’re motivated and highly qualified. Our guest author Emily McGee offers tips for thinking creatively about how to move your career forward or finding fulfillment outside of paid employment.
You’re about to give a business presentation for an international audience? Don’t underestimate the importance of cross-cultural training in this situation. Using the example of Caitlin, a US sales manager, we help you understand its value for expats concerned with international business.
Has your employer just offered you a new career track abroad? While you consider whether to accept a foreign assignment and think about potential salary negotiations, don’t forget about your income tax. Tax reimbursement policies may be among the incentives your company is willing to provide.
Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
Should you decide on public or private health insurance, or even an international plan? Choosing the right kind of expat health insurance for you and your family can be overwhelming. We’re here to help! With our guide, you can learn about the different options and find out what you should consider when making your choice.
A move abroad is a big decision, even if you are solely responsible for yourself. Taking your entire family with you, however, can make it even more stressful. But don’t get frustrated! Here are a few tips on how to organize your move abroad without putting too much strain on your loved ones.
Your move back home after spending quite some time abroad may turn into a stressful endeavor. Sorting out the paperwork and taking care of other matters can make repatriation one hell of a job. But don’t worry! The InterNations repatriation checklist will make your move back home a piece of cake.
Moving abroad can change a person and their relationship to family and friends back home. InterNations member Gabrielle has taken a closer look at how an expat life influences relationships, when it makes sense to make it work and when it is time to let go.
If you take your children abroad during your foreign assignment, their new school will play a vital role in their brand-new life as expat kids. InterNations introduces you to the pros and cons of international schools, local schools, boarding schools, and homeschooling for expat children.
One of the primary talents international leaders need today is the ability to manage and leverage cultural differences. Today’s manager has to work in both international and cross-cultural environments.
Being an expat can bring a certain kind of loneliness. When you leave your home country, you tend to go away from your family, friends, and colleagues, and step into a new world where you are exposed to all kinds of challenges and difficulties. Let me offer three ways to get over that expat loneliness.
While most expats rent an apartment or house during their stay, you might be considering buying your own property abroad. InterNations has collected a number of tips for you on how to buy property overseas and what you, as a foreign buyer, might need to especially look out for.
In today’s globalized world, it has become very simple to meet people from all kinds of cultural backgrounds – and, sometimes, to fall in love. InterNations highlights common issues and different strategies to make your intercultural relationship or international marriage work!
While, as a self-made expat, you will have to get re-accustomed to a different way of doing business, people returning from assignments need to deal with their changed position within the company. InterNations shows you how to get back into business upon your return home.
There are many ways of sending your money abroad and finding the right one can be somewhat tedious. Unfortunately, transferring your money abroad is inevitable for most expats. We help you navigate the abundance of offers and rates, and prepare you for the financial side of living abroad.